Suicide in Prisons provides an up–to–date review of recent research into suicide and self–injury in prisons, and makes links between the research, the prison context and related practice–based issues. Key issues covered included suicide prevention, self–injury, risk assessment, peer group support and staff training. It provides the reader with a good background to aid informed practice.
Louisa Snow is conducting doctoral research at University of Kent, Canterbury.
Martin McHugh is Head of the Management Selection and Succession Unit within the Prison Service.